Tag Archives: Department of Defense Information Network

DISA Shares Recommendations to Prevent Cyberattacks; Vice Adm. Nancy Norton Quoted

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The Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) has provided recommendations to mitigate cyberattacks at the workplace and home as part of the National Cybersecurity Awareness Month. DISA said Friday that it advises the public to update software tools, employ strong passwords and run antivirus software. The agency has also recommended to avoid sharing passwords. 

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Lt. Gen. Stephen Fogarty: Army Cyber Command Focuses on Network, Info Warfare Capability Development

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Lt. Gen. Stephen Fogarty, head of Army Cyber Command, said ARCYBER prioritizes building and maintaining critical networks and information warfare capabilities to counter agile enemies, DVIDS reported Wednesday. The Department of Defense Information Network is “the most important, the most complex, weapons system DoD employees are operating 24/7,” Fogarty said during his keynote address at the Armed Forces Communications Electronics Association’s 2019 Army Signal Conference in Springfield, Va on Wednesday. 

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New DISA Guidance Aims to Help Pentagon Secure Cloud-Based IT Systems

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The Defense Information Systems Agency has released three technical documents to help the Defense Department secure the department’s internal network against cyber attacks, C4ISR & Networks reported Friday. Amber Corrin writes DISA developed a cloud access point security requirements guide that instructs defense organizations to implement measures to protect connecting …

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Lt. Gen. Ronnie Hawkins: DISA Strategy Aims to Bolster Pentagon’s Network C2, Security Infrastructure

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The Defense Information Systems Agency wants to establish a global information technology and communication services infrastructure as part of DISA’s new five-year strategic plan, C4ISR & Networks reported Tuesday. Amber Corrin writes the framework also calls for the agency to minimize redundant technological processes and strengthen cybersecurity of the Department …

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